Solved Windows Insider settings disabled

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When I go to the Insider settings in Windows, I'm told to turn on optional diagnostic data. I turn it on, then go back to the Insider settings, only to find the same error message. Turn on optional diagnostic data... I return there, but it is still turned on.

I'm new to this. I've only beta tested the new Edge in the past. This time I want to beta test W11 on a laptop I have. Currently it is running up-to-date W10 Pro.

On my desktop (same Windows, same settings and configuration), I do not have the issue. After turning on diagnostic data there, I can see the join Insider button. But of course, I don't want to test it on my desktop.

Any advice?

I prefer not to do a clean install with W11. And once done testing, I also would like to avoid a clean install, to move to the final version.
 

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Did you reboot after enabling Send optional diagnostic data?
 

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I did reboot yesterday, but that did not help. I fired up the laptop today to try the other suggestion and it no longer displayed the error...

Although it did tell me the laptop did not meet the minimum requirements, it is downloading W11 preview now anyway. I think only the processor is too old, other requirement are okay. We'll see how it goes. :geek:
 

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In addition: :)


If Choose your Insider settings is missing from your Settings, then perform the following steps to restore it:

1) Open an elevated Windows Terminal, and select Command Prompt or Windows PowerShell.
2) Copy and paste the bcdedit /set flightsigning on command into the elevated terminal, and press Enter.
3) Copy and paste the bcdedit /set {bootmgr} flightsigning on command into the elevated terminal, and press Enter.
4) Restart the computer to apply.

 

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Just to be clear. The issue fixed itself, I did not have to try the second suggestion. It took a while to download and install, but this laptop is now running W11.

Screenshot 2021-08-04 234018.png

I already changed the first setting, I changed the taskbar alignment to the left. ;)
 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • Operating System
    Windows 11 Pro
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    CPU
    Intel Core i5-10600K
    Motherboard
    Gigabyte Aorus Z490 Elite AC
    Memory
    32 GB (G.Skill Ripjaws V F4-3600C16D-32GVKC)
    Graphics Card(s)
    MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming Z Trio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    LG UltraGear 27GL850
    Screen Resolution
    2560 x 1440
    Hard Drives
    Kingston A2000 500GB; Kingston A2000 1TB; WD Blue 3,5" (SMR, 256MB cache, 5400rpm) 4TB
    PSU
    be quiet! Straight Power 11 750W
    Case
    be quiet! Silent Base 801
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro
    Computer type
    Laptop
    CPU
    Intel Core i3-6006U
    Memory
    8 GB
    Graphics card(s)
    Intel HD Graphics 520
    Screen Resolution
    1600 x 900
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